20 Famous People from South Africa

Can you name 20 famous people from South Africa?
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Last updated: October 24, 2023
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First submittedSeptember 17, 2022
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Princess consort of Monaco married to Albert II and a former Olympic swimmer
Sprinter whonbecame the first amputee runner to compete at the Olympics
Oscar Pistorius
Tennis player who became the fifth-ranked player in the world in 2018
Kevin Anderson
King of the Zulu Kingdom from 1816 to 1828
Tennis player who became the third-ranked player in the world on WTA list
Amanda Coetzer
Comedian and the host of The Daily Show
Trevor Noah
President of South Africa from 2009 to 2018
Jacob Zuma
Only African driver to win the Formula One World Championship
Jody Scheckter
Actress who won Oscar for her portrayal of serial killer Aileen Wuornos in Monster
Charlize Theron
Olympic gold medalist middle-distance runner who is an intersex woman
Caster Semenya
Sprinter who is the current world record holder in the 400 m
Wayde Van Niekerk
Archbishop known for his anti-Apartheid activism
Desmond Tutu
Actress who played in Schindler's List
Embeth Davidtz
Singer who was an advocate against apartheid and white-minority government
Miriam Makeba
Anti-apartheid revolutionary who served as President of South Africa
Nelson Mandela
Model and TV personality who was shot dead, at the age of 29
Reeva Steenkamp
Business magnate, engineer and the founder of SpaceX
Elon Musk
Model who became a Victoria's Secret Angel in 2010
Candice Swanepoel
President of South Africa since 2018
Cyril Ramaphosa
Regarded as one of the greatest cricketers in the history of the sport
AB de Villiers
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